Archive for March, 2010

Relocating power steering resovoir »

This is a nice fun job to do on the 300zx after you have deleted all the stuff that goes next to the brake servo. When you have done this there is enough room to put the resovoir on the bulkhead next to the wing. There is a bracket bolted on there with two 10mm [...]

The interior re trim »

Now the thing is, when we got this car the original seats had already been removed and replaced with some Rage bucket seats.  Apart from that the original 90s tweed looked dated and in places the vinyl had started to lift and it looked tatty.  We have a great set of new front Recaros to [...]

Fitting the new EFI harness »

This is a dog of a job… I read a few places that a few people have done this with the engine in. Personally i would say this is impossible. They are either telling porkies or know something we dont, its a very difficult job to do and you will need to be very patient not [...]

My top ten 300 zx deletes and weight saving tips »

Ok well I have really struggled getting my head around all the bits on this car that you can actually throw away with a bit of effort. When we took the engine out we took lots of pictures and almost all the pipework has changed putting it back together. I will touch on a few [...]

Fabricating double din centre console »

For the Audio we wanted to install a double din stereo and sat nav system. I wanted it to be a flush mount and to look like it has always been there. If you want to do this I have listed the instructions for doing it here.
1. Remove the metal retaining bracket from the centre [...]

Relocating the fuse box to inner wheel arch »

This job has taken James a few days to do but it will be well worth it.  Its a very slow job to do and critical to label and document the whole process. The fuse box wires were all cut then extended through a hole into the bulkhead then extended and re connected. Then some [...]